JOHN JOSEPH BRILL RELEASES NEW SINGLE ‘DAMN IT ALL’
London / Nashville based songwriter John Joseph Brill shares his newest single and the title track of his upcoming EP, Damn It All.
A towering physical presence with a brooding baritone, a thinking man’s brute, West London’s tender beast; John Joseph Brill is perhaps a surprising source of the dark and tender lyricism found in his new single, ‘Oil in The Water,’ which precedes a new EP, due for release in spring 2019.
2018 was a year of transition for Brill, creatively, personally and professionally. A stalwart of the West London music scene, he’s toured extensively around the UK and Europe with Daughter and Bear’s Den and has carved himself a niche as an in-demand lyricist and songwriter for others. In the summer of this year, in pursuit of new inspirations and a different set of distractions he decamped to Nashville to write and record the songs that make up this new body of work. Recorded over a sweaty few weeks in Nashville’s legendary House of Blues studios, the new songs reveal a more ambitious, confident and cocksure side to Brill, while still maintaining a deep undercurrent of melancholy and barely- tempered aggression.
Speaking about Damn It All, Brill describes the track as “a